UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA Attorney in Las Vegas, Nevada
EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE!**
THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED.
Position Summary: Assists legal department with complex legal issues and provides legal advice to hospital administration on various matters requiring legal guidance on contractual agreements; health care; regulatory laws, fraud and abuse / compliance matters and appropriate deal and arrangement structures.
Education/Experience: Juris Doctorate degree and legal experience in medical legal affairs, contracts, healthcare regulatory law, government public works and purchasing, or related field. Experience in legal issues related to both the clinical and business operations of a hospital. Experience representing or working with a governmental entity, government relations related to compliance with local government law applicable to governmental agencies (i.e., open meeting law, public records act, state purchasing laws and budget requirements).
Licensing/Certification Requirements: Nevada license to practice law in state court and eligibility to practice law before the federal and appellate courts of the State of Nevada. Valid class C Nevada Driver's License.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements:
- Previous government or medical related law experience
- Contract law experience
- At least two (2) years of legal experience Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements:
Knowledge of: Business practices, such as purchasing and contracts, application of complex legal principles to individual cases or problems; judicial procedures and rules of evidence; applicable laws, codes and regulations; professional ethics in the practice of law; health care industry and hospital practices; federal, state, local and accreditation laws, standards and practices; current trends in healthcare, medical education and research; health care issues and trends; state, federal and other laws and regulations governing health care; business practices, such as purchasing and contracts, marketing, performance measurement, etc.; principles and practices associated with managing a large complex organization; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.
Skill in: Drafting, reviewing, and revising contracts in a wide variety of areas, such as, medical equipment and supplies, information technology and software, construction and maintenance and professional and non-professional service agreements; clear presentation of facts, evidence and precedents relating to complex cases in the form of briefs, opinions, orders or decisions; ability to analyze complex legal problems and apply legal principles and practices; understand and interpret constitutional provisions, statues, administrative regulations and precedents; researching, interpreting, applying, and explaining applicable laws, codes, regulations and court decisions; providing leadership; making effective decisions; negotiating; solving problems; applying statistical and other analytical methods; conducting and chairing meetings; prioritizing and coordinating among competing demands and meeting critical deadlines; developing and monitoring budgets; compiling and summarizing information and preparing periodic or special reports related to the work of the court; communicating effectively in both oral and written forms; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Job Title: Attorney
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $88,108.80 - $114,545.60 Annually
Job Type: Full Time
Location: 1800 West Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada
Department: LEGAL - 8675
Exam Number: 16-64883